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Re: Debian installer hangs

That pateam iso worked like a charm I have debian installed. Thanks a
bunch. Should I still send something to the debian-installer guys to let
them know I had trouble?

On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 13:30, Joel Soete wrote:
> Hello Alex,
> A year ago I installed a C110 with debian-30r0-hppa-binary-1_NONUS.iso 
> without pb with serial console.
> Which cd-image did you use?
> It's frequently recommanded to try either the last d-i netinstall iso or 
> netinstall iso of ESIEE Team (http://www.pateam.org/cd-images/testing/) 
> using serial console for the install (then runing with sti fb)
> hth,
>     Joel
> L. A. Linden Levy wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I am very new to hppa, I just found one lying around (c180) and I
> >decided to try and install debian on it. I installed a SCSI cdrom drive
> >and booted to the 08-26-04 version of the debian-installer net install
> >cd. Things went well at first (albeit slow), I chose my language and
> >partitioned the drive the network came up and everything.  After that
> >the installer starts to copy over things like apt-utils etc. During this
> >process my install hangs at 9% when copying the file console-data*.deb
> >to the /target/var/cache/apt/archives directory. I have tried to
> >different cd's and I have verified the md5sum of the image before
> >burning. The only thing I can think is that there might be something
> >wrong with the cdrom drive. So I also tried another cd-rom drive and had
> >the same problem.I even switched to the second console and was able to
> >kill the parent process of the cp process and it led me back to the
> >debian install menu. I selected install base system and it hung again at
> >the same place. When i do ps on the 2nd console it now shows to cp
> >processes just sitting there. I also made sure that i was able to create
> >a file in the directory which I was. So I am all out of ideas and asking
> >for your help...Thanks in advance. 
> >
> >Alex
> >  
> >
Loren A. Linden Levy
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